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Belleville Republic County Democrat Newspaper Archives Nov 24 1920, Page 1

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Belleville Republic County Democrat (Newspaper) - November 24, 1920, Belleville, Kansas Prints All the official county news Belleville Republic county. Kansas november 24, 1920. The Farmers a strike the thrice a week edition of the new York world in 1921 and 1922 Conten Mentin society think of it a really contented Man has been found a Man who is perfectly satisfied with his lot in life and the condition in which he lives. And where do you suppose he is not in a Marble Palace or in a new York lobster House. He is in a Penitentiary. He is in the prison at Raiford Florida where the state keeps its convicts on a farm % and works them out doors. This con. Tented prisoner is a convict. He is a negro who is not worried by his Lack. Of social Equality with the White convicts and who is Well fed has a Good a Tod and Light work. He wants nothing More. T a 1 this negro has been in prison 40 years according to reliable authority though he was originally sent up to serve a term of just 18 Mouths. But he liked prison so Well that when h t the time came for his discharge he refused to a a leave the place and has been there Ever since. Does this strange instance of a i contented convict mean that the prison is so Well conducted or that the convict himself is utterly lacking in ambition ? draw your own conclusions. There probably is a Good Deal of both in the conditions. The Florida prison is Well conducted on the Honor system and the food provided is Good. The Beds Are Good and it does not appear to be a prison because there Are no Highstone Walls and no Neil blocks with heavy Iron Barrs and the prisoners Are allowed considerable Freedom. How Many wardens in the United states can boast that their prisoners like the place so Well that even one of them stays voluntarily. The Austin Hollandsworth mercantile company will present miss Vera Barstow violinist miss Amy Eller Man contralto and or. Calvin Coxe Tenor in a recital at the Belleville opera House on the evening of november 29th. Miss Vej Lermann a voice is of rare purity and flexibility. With such an Organ and the splendid training which she has had in this country and abroad it is not astonishing Thutt she is receiving the Universal approval of press and Public wherever she appears. Miss Barstow is one of the leading violinists of America. At her recent aeolian halt recital new York City the critics of the prominent Dally and musical papers acclaimed her a Sterling artist of Vottie first rank. Her Success was tremendous and this Success has been repeated everywhere she has appeared this season. She possess a personality of rare Charm and is sure to prove a great favorite Here. F or. Coxe pleases in his tend Arias and solos and he will prove a valuable third number of the Trio. Austin Hollandsworth mercantile company is receiving numerous requests for cards of admittance and it is advisable to secure tickets As soon As possible As seats Are limited. Practically a Dally at the Price of a weekly. No other newspaper in the world gives so much at so Low a Price. The Young ladies of mrs. A. R. Moss sunday school class had a very enjoyable party last saturday night at the Home of miss Callie Munger. Games and music was enjoyed and later a the evening refreshments of ice Cream and wafers were served. The next few years will be marked by important and historical changes in the life of the United states deeply interesting to every citizen. The thrice a week world which is the greatest example of tabloid journalism in America will give you All the news of it. It will keep you As thoroughly informed As a daily at five or six times the Price. Besides the news from Europe for a lond time to come will be of overwhelming interest and pre Are deeply and vitally concerned in it. The thrice a week world will furnish you an accurate and comprehensive report of everything that happens. The thrice a week worlds regular subscription Price is anly $1 per year and this pays for 156 papers. We offer this unequalled newspaper and the Republic county Democrat together for one year foc�a2.60. The regular subscription Price of the two papers is $3.00. The regular meeting of Ophel chapter of the order of the Eastern Star was held tuesday evening at which time four new members were initiated mrs Gerna Arbuthnot mrs. Glenn Stevenson miss Isabell Collins and miss Nora Collins. The woman a Home missionary society of the m. E. Church will hold a Christmas Bazaar at the Church Parlours thursday afternoon and evening december 2nd. All of the ladies who have made articles for the Bazaar Aie asked to please leave them at the f. R. Bachelor furniture store not later than this week. The Public is cordially invited to come to the Bazaar. The Elp Worth league very delightfully entertained Over forty Young people with a social in the Church basement tuesday evening. An automobile contest a presidential guessing contest and other games were indulged in and refreshments of sandwiches Coffee and pie were Ervid and every one had a splendid Lime. Obituary. Mrs. Anna Kuchera was born in Bohemia in 1849, and came to America and to Kansas in 1885, and has been a resident of Belleville for the past thirty years. Mrs. Kuchera was a woman who respected the rights of others was an ardent advocate of the Golden Rule and those who knew loved her and respected her. Not being Able to speak the English language her entire life was con ined to her Home and children and no higher words of Praise can be bestowed on her or any woman than that she was a Good Mother. She was the Mother of ten children six of Mirs. Ann com zip whom Are still living mrs. Anna Bartos of Omaha neb. Mrs. Julia Hayek of los Angeles Calif. Mrs. Mary Kasl Joseph Kuchera mrs. Blanche lash and Edward Kuchera of Belleville Kansas. She also leaves a daughter in Law mrs Julia Smahel of Belleville and a brother or. Joseph Krabec of Cleveland Ohio several grandchildren and other relatives. Mrs. Kuchera died very suddenly tuesday evening november 16th. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. W. Stevens of the methodist Church and were held at the Home sunday afternoon november-21 a fatal Accident. A fatal automobile Accident occurred near Clifton last tuesday which resulted in the depth of or. Homer Kennett and mrs. Kennett was very seriously injured a when their Cor driven by mrs. Kenneth leaped from the end of a Bridge Inte the Quot reek below. Or. And mrs. Kennett Are residents of Concordia or. Kennett being the senior member of the Law firm of Kennett Hunter amp Kennett and is Well known All Over the county. Or. And mrs. Kennett were both brought., to the St. Joseph s Hospital hut or. Kennett died before the Hospital without regaining consciousness. This custom had its origin around old Plymouth Rock. With Liberty for its birth place it sure was Noble Stock. Post office closed. There will be a no delivery on the Rural routes and the general delivery window will be open from 8 00 to 9 30 a. M. Thanksgiving Day. Closed the balance of the Day. J. H. Hostet a Tor p. M. The Pilgrim and the Book. This is the title of a dramatic service which has been is tied by the american Bible society. It is to be used throughout the country on Bible sunday which comes on november 28th. The service sets Forth the coming of the Pilgrim to America and bringing with him the open Bible. The oppressions and hardships that hindered the Book in the old world followed to the new world. They Are finally overcome and the Book is free and without restraint. The hindrances and the helps to the Pilgrim Are represented by symbolic characters. This service will be presented at the Baptist Church on sunday evening. November 28th. The Young people of the Church with the help of some of their friends take the parts of the various characters. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Christian science services. Subject and lesson Sermon a ancient and modern necromancy alias mesmerism and hypnotism wednesday evening service 8 00 of clock. Sunday morning service 11 00 of clock. All Are cordially in i tech to attend. Thanksgiving service. Subj Ifft thanksgiving. Thursday evening at 8 00 of clock. All Are cordially invited to attend. This is thanksgiving a crucial test and this the Golden Rule. Of try it out and catch the thought of our great welfare school. We thank thee gracious deity for life and a land that a free. Where labor shares its frugal wage and All find Liberty. We look with Pride upon our state and cherish Kindred ties. And woe be to our ship of state when such Devotion Dies and now in deep humility. We Bow in silent prayer we thank thed great Jehovah for All thy love and care. Methodist gleanings. A splendid congregation on sunday morning but if you were absent you missed a Ery excellent thanksgiving service. The mid week meetings Are growing in interest also the sunday evening class meeting Are you anxious to know More Bible and understand it better then come to the wednesday night service. 215 at sunday school at a 17, in the Young married Peoples class. Were you present if you Are a stranger and not in any sunday school you will find a Welcome Here. If you Are not a stranger and Are not in the habit of attending try it once and see what a real live sunday school is like and see what it might do for you. The following were elected As trus. Tees of the Church for another year. Fri a. Fulcomer m. A. Lash a r. Bachelor w. R. Wells Jas. Vaneiken j. A. Stutzman and or. Shaw. To Heine Mae Hillyard of Phillips Burg Kansas granddaughter of the pastor was christened at the sunday morning service. Of keep us through the coming years of shield and Comfort All. And whether Joy or sorrow comes Well Crown thee lord o All. A a. I Day. Presbyterian Church there is some talk now that since Harry Taylor will not be Able to finish up the Job of paving he Jias in this City and get out this Winter it might he that there would he a Chance to take a new Start a next Spring and finish up the Good Job vie Quot have Well started

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